boomerang child

boomerang child

An adult child who has resumed living with their parents after previously moving out. I never planned to be a boomerang child—but then I got laid off.
See also: child
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Three in 10 parents have either remortgaged or are planning to remortgage their home to fund a boomerang child
Families want getaway rooms for themselves, for visitors, and for an aging parent or boomerang child.
Merchandised as an art studio and guest suite today, they could become home to a small import business, a boomerang child, or a workshop tomorrow.